Live on Zoom at 1 p.m. EST, Thursday, May 26.
MEMBERS: If you cannot attend live, you can watch the replay of this webinar at a later date by LOGGING IN to your member profile and navigating to Member Resources.
We host our second, live members-only webinar of the year, “Making a Difference: How to Bring About Changes in Food Policy,” on Thursday, May 26 at 10 a.m. PST, 11 a.m. MST, 12 p.m. CST, or 1 p.m EST.
You must pre-register to attend live.
Our distinguished panelists will demystify the political process, describe different policy campaigns they have worked on, what worked and what didn’t, and guide us on how to gain legislative support, build partnership coalitions, and work to make positive policy changes to assist small independent farms and food producers.
This webinar features board members and policy experts Kendra Kimbirauskas (OR) and Peter Ruddock (CA), consumer member Francesca Costantino, who works on policy matters in Virginia, and farmer member Esther Arkfeld, who recently partnered with legislators on a raw mill bill effort in Iowa.
The panelists will describe different policy campaigns they have worked on, what worked and what did not, and guide us on how to gain legislative support, build partnership coalitions, and work to make positive policy changes to assist small independent farms and food producers. Learn more about steps you can take to change your local and state rules for the benefit of their, and your own, operations.
What You Will Learn
- How to initiate a policy campaign
- Tips for a successful campaign
- Pitfalls to avoid
- How to gain legislative support
- How to build partnership coalitions
- How to approach local and state rules
REGISTER HERE! You must preregister to attend live.
To participate in the new webinar, make sure you’re a current member by Tuesday, May 24. Current members will receive an automated invitation to sign up for the webinar by email shortly after signing up. If your annual membership has expired, Renew here. Replay is available for those current members who sign up but cannot attend the event live.
YOUR FUND AT WORK
Services provided by FTCLDF go beyond legal representation for members in court cases.
Educational and policy work also provide an avenue for FTCLDF to build grassroots activism to create the most favorable regulatory climate possible. In addition to advising on bill language, FTCLDF supports favorable legislation via action alerts and social media outreach.